Kohl’s Hit with Another Disability Access Class Action Lawsuit

On Oct. 21, Kohl’s Corp. was hit with a disability access class action lawsuit filed by The Equal Rights Center (ERC) alleging the retailer’s narrow aisles and tall checkout counters prevent consumers who are wheelchair bound from shopping at Kohl’s department stores… Read More »

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Antipsychotic Prescription Guidelines for Children Largely Ignored, Report Finds

Parents trust their children's doctor to prescribe medication appropriately, but a recent hearing on doctor practices by the Vermont State Legislature’s Mental Health Oversight Committee shows otherwise. The use of powerful antipsychotic medications like Risperdal to control bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other behavioral... Read More »

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Possible Xolair Side Effects Added to Warning Labels

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) forced additional safety information to be added to the warning labels of the common asthma drug Xolair, concerning potentially dangerous Xolair side effects. The possible Xolair side effects include heart attacks, strokes, blood clots, and... Read More »

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AmeriGas Agrees to Price-Gouging Class Action Settlement

Homeowners in Michigan who faced rising propane bills during the 2013-2014 winter, one of the worst in the state’s history, may benefit if they are current or former AmeriGas customers, following the company’s recent price-gouging class action settlement with the state’s attorney… Read More »

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Stryker Metal Hip Lawsuits Settling in NJ Courts

Court-ordered mediation has resulted in settlements in 20 of 21 cases against Stryker Rejuvenate metal-on-metal hip replacements, according to the New Jersey state court handling the litigation in a multi-county litigation. Small groups are meeting in an attempt to settle the hip implant lawsuits.... Read More »

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Dreamfields Pasta $8M Settlement Receives Final Approval

A New Jersey federal judge has granted final approval to a class action settlement against Dakota Growers Pasta Company Inc., makers of Dreamfields pasta, alleging that its claims made about the pasta’s glycemic index are false representations. Plaintiffs Joseph Mirakay, Louis Messina,… Read More »

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Lawsuit: Cymbalta Withdrawal Symptoms More Severe than Eli Lilly Warned

A Colorado resident is suing the manufacturer of Cymbalta, Eli Lilly & Co., for omitting serious and important information regarding Cymbalta withdrawal. The Cymbalta lawsuit alleges that Lilly provided inadequate instructions on how to stop using Cymbalta and failed to include adequate warnings about... Read More »

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Zithromax Heart Problems Examined by Health Care Professionals

A May 2012 New England Journal of Medicine study that suggested Zithromax could cause heart problem has come under criticism. The NEJM Zithromax study consisted of an analysis of data from millions of patients. Researchers found that patients taking Zithromax had an... Read More »

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Tailgate Crack Defect Found in Ford Lincoln Aviator Vehicles

Several tailgate crack lawsuits have been filed against Ford Motor Co. over the past few months, alleging Lincoln Aviator vehicles were prone to crack across the tailgate or experience rear window shattering due to a known vehicle defect. According to several consumer... Read More »

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$21M Settlement In Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Despite claims of helping women regain continence, alleviate pelvic pain and help prolapsed organs, transvaginal mesh has time and again proven problematic. The problems, which have led to thousands of lawsuits, are now resulting in payouts to the victims who filed them. The... Read More »

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Viagra Melanoma Scrutiny Compounded by New Ads

Even as Pfizer is facing legal scrutiny over Viagra melanoma and legal action has started, the drug giant is facing concerns over its advertising. The United States is one of a handful of countries that allow drug makers to market their wares... Read More »

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NJ Stockbroker Charged With Stockbroker Fraud

A New Jersey stockbroker has been accused of stockbroker fraud, allegedly taking more than $100,000 of investor money and spending it on himself. The stockbroker, Evan Kochav, allegedly used the money for sports tickets, personal travel and shopping, and even gambling expenses... Read More »

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